A Santa Ana Woman Receives $4.5 Million After Accusing a California Highway Patrol Officer of Sexual Assault

A Santa Ana woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop, then a second time in the same day when he went to her home, received a $4.5 million settlement this … Continue reading

The Son of a Black Man Killed by California Police Will Receive $1.3 Million

The 8-year-old son of a Black man in California who was fatally shot by police in 2018, a death that led to new policing laws, will receive $1.3 million in a lawsuit settlement with the city of Gardena, his lawyers … Continue reading

A San Diego Cyclist Who Was Paralyzed in a Car Accident Wins $24 Million From the City

San Diego has agreed to a nearly $24-million settlement in a lawsuit with a cyclist paralyzed seven years ago when a car driven by an intoxicated driver collided with him on a blind turn. The City Council unanimously approved the … Continue reading

Synchrony Bank Reaches a $3.5 Million Settlement in a Civil Lawsuit Over Harassing Calls to Debtors

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday, November 15, that Synchrony Bank will pay $3.5 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging the company made frequent or harassing phone calls to debtors in California. “Repeated phone calls … Continue reading

A $98.4 Million Settlement Has Been Reached for an Alabama City, County and Utility Company in 3M Lawsuits

A $98.4 million settlement has been reached for the City of Decatur, Morgan County and Decatur Utilities in two lawsuits. The city released the following statement regarding the settlement:  Municipal leaders for Decatur, Morgan County, and Decatur Utilities (DU) today … Continue reading

Apple Settles an Off-The-Clock Bag Check Lawsuit for $30 Million

After years of fighting it out in court, Apple Store employees in California will finally get paid for the time the company spent checking their bags for possible stolen products while they were off the clock. The payout: roughly $30 million. … Continue reading

Examples of Wrongful Termination: Was Your Firing Against the Law?

With 80 million individuals employed in the private sector of the American economy, only 20 million of these individuals belong to a union protected by unfair dismissal by collective settlement agreements, the remaining 60 million are employed “at will.” These … Continue reading

An Exclusive 2022 NTL Event Special Just For You

The Trial Lawyers Summit, presented by The National Trial Lawyers, is only a couple of months away, and we are excited to announce our 2022 Event Pass. If you are not familiar with this pass, it is a member-exclusive 2022 … Continue reading

An Oklahoma Court Overturns a $465 Million Opioid Judgement Against Johnson & Johnson

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $465 million opioid ruling against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, finding that a lower court wrongly interpreted the state’s public nuisance law in the first case of its kind in the U.S. to … Continue reading

The Child of a Late North Carolina Inmate Will Receive a $1.8 Million Settlement

Cherokee County’s insurer will pay $1.8 million in a settlement with the 4-year-old daughter of a jail inmate who died in Cherokee County three years ago, pending a federal judge’s approval. The parties agreed to the settlement in September and filed details … Continue reading